Key Nutrients for Teens. Calcium Iron Folic Acid. The Need for Focusing on These Key Nutrients. Teens are drinking more soft drinks, less milk Teens are not meeting calcium requirements 25% of teen girls are iron deficient Iron deprivation associated with cognitive damage
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The recommendation for calcium intake for children and young adults, ages 9-18 is 1,300 mg of calcium per day
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